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Johnstone, George Blanchard, Nelson, British Columbia, formerly of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Occupation: electrician. Military Service: Lance Corporal, Reg. No. McGill 44, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “The man killed, I learned later was G. B. Johnston [Johnstone] of our University company. I don’t remember meeting him,” 2:13 Oct ’15. According to Hodder-Williams, 219, L/Cpl. Johnstone was killed at Frise on 12 October 1915.
Date of Death 12 October 1915. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at the Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France.